SuSE9 Security Update : bind (YOU Patch Number 12197)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The transaction id and the udp source port used for DNS queries by the
bind nameserver were predictable. Attackers could potentially exploit
that weakness to manipulate the DNS cache ('DNS cache poisoning',
CVE-2008-1447).

Additionally the root.hint zone file was updated to contain the new IP
number of the 'L' root DNS server.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-1447.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12197.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41221 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1447

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